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did it do it for u?

the debate left me with more questions than answers. as expected there's no secret formula on some fancy schmancy fusion technology. it was not all rhetoric. and there are some valid points from both sides.

what it boils down to is the management of funds. i'm really glad that both parties acknowledge that the national oil company WAS and still IS doing a good job. don't be fixing what ain't broken eh.

it was interesting the points raised on the contracts. and what's up with the ridiculous terms and conditions? like all them toll concessionaire contracts. guaranteeing the operators profit for long periods. if these are a clear burden why don't they renegotiate? if it's not possible to negotiate because of the terms than why don't they consider imposing windfall profits tax to take back what is seemingly leaked? maybe there's more to it than that kot. maybe that can only be answered when we know who really profits from everything.

i guess it boils down to how you manage your funds. deciding how to spend the money that you have. the powers that be must not only be firm but also be fair. come up with solutions. the thing that i thought was lacking from the debate was, yes while they do acknowledge that the high price is a burden, they're not really giving us concrete options or assurance that they'll endeavour to alleviate it.

heh. enuff about this.

the theme song for this waiting game that the senorita and i are playing ni is "sitting, waiting, wishing" from jack johnson. hehe. tick tock..

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